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Report on West Indies Navigation Co. Ltd, Apr. 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/L15/20

Scope and Contents

Two copies of a report on the West Indies Navigation Co. Ltd (one loose inside the folder), divided into five sections:

A. History of the Company, the Agreements, the Subsidy, the Operation of S.S. 'West Indian" 1955/56, the Charter Party, Additional Tonnage Investigations, Regional Services appraisal.

B. Comments on McLellan Report on 'Inter-Island shipping in the West Indies'.

C. Submissions in respect of Inter-Island Shipping, and Proposals for the future, with Notes and Schedules and Appendices, Gross Revenue Statement, Estimated Costs and Schedule of Reserves.

D. Statistics for Cargo and Passengers 1956.

E. General Particulars of S.S. "WEST INDIAN". Particulars of small passenger vessels available for purchase 1957. Particulars of some Competitors' vessels in B.W.I.


  • Creation: Apr. 1957


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

Access to the collection is subject to special conditions and is at the discretion of Matheson & Co. Ltd, part of the Jardine Matheson Group. A statement of the conditions and an application form are available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Printed copies of the form are available by post (please contact the University Library). An electronic version can also be found at

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1 folder(s) (1 folder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, 26 November 2014.

Related Materials

A note on the front cover of the folder includes a cross-reference to semi-official letter no. 444 from Matheson & Co. Ltd, London, to Jardine Matheson, Hong Kong, 7 May 1957, regarding the West Indies Navigation Co. Ltd, which can be found in J1/216/16.


The folder was received loose in a box of Hong Kong subject files, but has not been traced to a subject file. It was not an enclosure to S/O letter no. 444, which does not mention the report.

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